Yvon Corriveau

Yvon Rene Corriveau ( born February 8, 1967 in Welland, Ontario ) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. During his career he played for the Washington Capitals, Hartford Whalers and San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League as well as the polar bear capital Berlin and Berlin in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.


Corriveau started the 1984/85 season with the Toronto Marlboros in the Canadian Junior Football League Ontario Hockey League. After his rookie season, he was selected in the NHL Entry Draft in 1985 in the first round at 19th overall position of the Washington Capitals. As he ran aground in the following two seasons for the Marlboros in the OHL, he came for the Capitals to a total of 19 NHL inserts before finally built him this for 1987/88 season in the professional squad.

In the following three seasons between 1987 and 1990, the Canadian lingered in equal parts in the NHL squad and the squad of the farm team in the American Hockey League before he was released in March 1990 for goalkeepers Mike Liut to the Hartford Whalers, with their farm team he at the end of the season 1990/91 the Calder Cup, the championship of the AHL, won. After Corriveau but also there was a regular place in the NHL squad, he was given back in the summer of 1992 to the Washington Capitals to complete an earlier transfer business. Since, however, the Capitals had no more use for the left winger, voted him the San Jose Sharks from the Waiver Draft. After only 20 games in the NHL for the Sharks sent him this again to Hartford, where Corriveau turn rarely came to missions. By the end of the game year 1996/97, in which he the Turner Cup, the championship of the International Hockey League with the Detroit Vipers won, he ran with the exception of the season 1993/94 only in the Minor Leagues on.

Therefore Corriveau moved in summer 1997 to Europe and signed a contract with the Berlin Polar Bears in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. After an initial three years with the polar bears he went to the 2000/01 season for local rivals, the Berlin Capitals. As these, however, the gaming license was revoked before the season 2002/ 03, Corriveau returned to the polar bears, where he played two more years. In the season 2004/ 05 he was in his last year as a professional for the now playing in the big leagues and renamed BSchC Prussia.

Rape indictment

Before the season 2003 /04 Corriveau was with the Squad of the polar bear Berlin in Sweden to prepare for the upcoming season. There he was shown with his teammate Brad Bergen on 23 August of a 20 -year-old Swede of rape. Although both protested their innocence, she was taken for a total of 18 days in custody. After the allegations proved to be false, mountains and Corriveau were released on September 10, from custody and the investigation was.

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